Posted March 31, 2022 by Charles A. Zonfa, MD, FACOG | Chief Medical Office
It’s estimated that six in ten adults have a chronic condition in this country, and four in ten have two or more, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sadly, chronic conditions, such as heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer, are the leading causes of death and disability.
The good news is many chronic conditions are caused by a short list of risk factors that can be reversed: poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, smoking and excessive alcohol use.
SummaCare is here to help. We are dedicated to providing you with the tools you need to reach your healthiest and happiest self by offering members a range of health and wellness services, including health coaching.
Health coaching is a free, one-on-one, telephonic service that can be used to help you with lifestyle modifications to prevent future diagnoses of chronic conditions. It’s a great way to be proactive about your health to ditch those bad habits and adopt new, healthier habits.
Your health coach will help you identify at-risk behaviors and provide suggestions to improve your wellness. You can expect your health coach to discuss:
Change is often difficult, and our health coaches are here to help you through it. A health coach can help you identify risk factors that are keeping you from reaching your health goals. They can help you figure out where to start and can recommend small changes that will grow overtime all while teaching you how to overcome any challenges or barriers along the way
Our health coaches are your personal cheerleader and partner in improving your physical health.
Take the first step toward improving your health today. Call 877.888.1164 for more information or to sign up for SummaCare Health Coaching.